Motorsport Park Hastings
(Pictures & Details) 3/9/06
Track Cat 22 B/4 Restoration 3/28/06
MPH-Corners - Straight
lengths and corner Radius 3/22/06 .pdf
next four rows by Larry Husted JEO 3/17/06
South Drainage 4/5/06
Laying out South Drain Pipe to Pit
MPH-Track corner 2
and long straight digital MPG
480'-36" 780'-30" 500'-24" 160'10"
1st Load of Tires from Recycler 4/15/06
360-15" 267-16" 37-17" = 764
Trip to MAM to Race 4/23/06
Driving at MAM.MPG Mark Beacom at
4/25/06 HU meeting
4/27/06 1st 30" drain pipes Installed
4/28/06 Tire Wall Progress
Drainage System 5/1/06
Bath Trailer progress 5/10/06
5/10/06 1500 more
West Entrance culvert 5/15/06
George doing walk-about 5/15/06
Corner 14 Drain Pipe to West
Bailing Wheat for construction ease 5/15/06
Shower Facility 5/15/06
Timing Facility 5/15/06(will have windows 300 degrees around)
Tire Progress 5/16/06
Ready for flooring 5/16/06
HU Water & Sewer
HU Electrical 5/16/06
Paddock looking West
West side of Showboat Sewer Main work starts 5/17/06
New flooring in bath house 5/17/06
John Deere 7200 Arrives 5/18/06 with front pallet Forks for moving and placing
the tire walls. The 15" JD Mower is on the way too.
The Track Cat Twenty Two has been reconditioned to it's 1937 original condition
with factory optional sun bonnet. Crank start takes some doing. Smitty had
this 70 year old Caterpillar completed as a Track Cat mascot to commemorate the
construction in 2006.
Drainage on inside of 14
Paddock looking West from North end.
14 looking around to finish line (looking East)
The Garages at MPH
George at the Track Entrance
18 new Timing Windows being installed for almost 360 degree viewing. (keep
coming from across the Hiway on the West 5/23/06 (Straight West of Turn
Timing Trailer window frames and Aspen white interior wall boards 5/23/06
Drain Pipe from East end of paddock to just East of Turn 1 5/23/06
inside dirt work looking at Turn 12 5/23/06
Alan Wilson (Wilson
Motorsport) to arrive 5/30 for final approval of dirt work and guardrail
HU (Hastings Utilities) meeting on Water and Sewer 5/24/06
More window frames in timing trailer 5/24/06 evening shift Team working until
1st Semi load of Lego assembled tire walls ready for delivery on 5/25/06
Wiring for computers and timing, 16 stations in process. 5/26/06
5/27/06 1st Load of Tires
5/28/06 MAM 1st GP Race
Transponders arrive 5/28/06
5/30/06 Alan Wilson Visit
Worker Station 5/31/06
Paddock (pink is solid asphalt area and we have now added the additional area in
New lights in Timing building for Eloise 6/1/06
4 & 6
outside 7 & 8
800' of sewer main installed in one day
George & Smitty 6/1/06
Asphalt Paving Stakes 6/2/06
coming into 3 looking
at coming out of 3 from 3 side
Elgin Diesel Whirlwind Vac/Sweep 6/2/06
Track Guardrail Locations 6/2/06 see following .pdf
Guardrail Location Drawings 6-2-06 per WilsonVisit.pdf
Installing a tire wall section
announcers booth 6/4/06
Asphalt Staking 6/5/06 looking back to turn 3
One Window at a time being final installed in the new white Timing Trailer.
String Lines for Asphalt 6/8/06
Tribune news articles added 6/12/06 see below
MPH Tribune 5-31-06 Progress-region_state.pdf
MPH Tribune 6-3-06 Kids
Burn Rubber for MPH region-state.pdf
MPH Guardrail article front page 6-10-06.pdf
Starter cooking T-Bones 6/10/06 & guarding the track.
6/10/06 6' Fence being installed
Final grade and lime for Asphalt 6/12/06
final storm drain piece from 14
Electric from the North 6-13-06
Uncovered stuff from old Show Boat Gas Station
HU Team Marty & Ron
Sewer heading to office, timing and Bath buildings 6/14/06
Electricity coming in.
More trim work to prepare for asphalt starting Tuesday.
Ruben preparing to plan oats and buffalo grass 6/15/06
Alan laying out lots for the Garages at MPH 6/15/06
Asphalt Trimmer 6-19-06-02150.MPG
Ron and Alan work on Stay Garage Layouts 6/19/06
Truck 9 of 10
American Fence 6/22/06
Hastings Utilities Electric installation
Tyler (HU) Smitty (Smitty's Electric) and Paul (Hersh Trenching)
Cutting Wheat 6/23/06 (Bale stubble for Bikes)
Paddock to be 6 acres of Asphalt (Looking East)
Planter for Infield (It will be green)
Werner Asphalt Plant gearing up for us!
Temp. Office 6/24/06
Electric & Timing Loops
Timing Loop trenches 6/26/06
Turn 14 outside guardrail Light pole trenches 6/26/06
Phone pipe to timing
pipe to Office
Main Electric Transformer and in back for Fuel Station and 50-Amp RV's
Lots of wire....
Hyd. Lime mixed with sub-base dirt 6/28/06 400' per Semi Load, form moisture
barrier and hard base for Asphalt.
Lime Truck and lime down in 5 & 6 6/28/06
A Great day of track construction comes to an end! 6/28/06
Gravel Trap Turn 12 6/30/06
First Lights 6/30/06
Lime layed out evenly
What it looks like before rototilling
Large Format overhead images from HU early in the week.
Hay bails arrive 7/1/06 for Bike Races
Glenn and Hank from the MRA 7/2/06
Painting Shower Trailer 7/2/06 Early AM
Hastings Utilities 7/3/06
Shower Building 7/3/06
Lime & Tiller
George's person 50AMP Motor home service
George's new JD 15' mower
Gravel trap at turn 5 7-5-06
Ray laying out Asphalt stakes on pit-in
500HP Roto-tiller for Lime mixing
Compressor for Tires and the Track Hot Pits
George's personal 50AMP for the motor home!!! 7/6/06
We have Lights
final packing on paddock looking east. 7/7/06
Dusty Kohl comes on board as "Track Manager and Safety Director"
Asphalt Roller arrives
Trap at Turn 12
We have more Lights
Asphalt starts 7/12/06 (YES!!!)
Water coming through paddock 7/11/06
First 32 50/30/20 AMP Pedestals arrive for night quiet paddock.
More Tire wall bolts (last of them)
Last of the 15,000 tires.
John Fern and Wayne Dake from Speed Secrets 7/11/06 watch for us on www.speedsecrets.info
starting 7/17/06 Weekly videos from the track.
can't lose this shovel! 7/11/06
Shower Trailer 7/12/06
NTV on site 7/12/06 (Jeff)
Chris & Crew do front security gate 7/13/06
ASPHALT BEGINS 7/13/06
MPH-1st Asphalt Movie - 7-13-06-02732.MPG
MPH-2nd Asphalt Movie 7-13-06-02735.MPG
Lime being installed in hot pit area
corner 13 gets a kiss!
Electronic scales arrive 7/14/06
Two row walls for Pit-In 7/15/06
Bob Gamble (Track Maint. Suprvr.) 7/15/06
Aerial Images by Jim Thom 7/16/06
Elgin Street sweeper 7/16/07
20 RV Plug-ins being wired
Corner 2 7/17/07
Pit in lime (before)(after
worked into soil)
pit out by turn 2
just before turn 10 asphalt machines 7/17/07
go home George 10PM 7/17/06
500' on North edge of Paddock every 25' RV Plug-ins
Two storage containers arrive
Tribune Catches asphalt work 7/18/06 (watch for article)
Corner 2 50' wide and empty asphalt truck leaving 7/18/06
final connection of 1st laydown completed 7/19/06-base is completely done 38' to
50' wide (this is 1/2 way between 12 and 13 looking east)
Kenny from Werner's is very happy to see 1st laydown completed in only four days
and took a picture of the final foot. 7/19/06
Jeff & John unloading individual tires to complete walls 7/20/06
Mark and Chris American Fence
RV Hookups 7/20/06
1 thru 6 starting pit-in to hot pits 7/20/06
Terry & George late lap times 7/20/06
Coating prior to 2nd layer 7-21-06
looking to 5
More Videos from 7-21-06 (some wind noise....sorry) Remember
this is just the bottom asphalt, driving will be restricted on the top layer as
we proceed into the weekend. Werner will be working and laying asphalt this
weekend. We had 1.5" of rain Thursday evening prior to above images. The
track drains very well!!!! and rain doesn't hold us up now that the bottom layer
Starter approves the hot pit bottom laydown asphalt late 7/21/06.
2nd layer 7/22/06 Turn 11...lots of asphalt trucks on Saturday!!!!!!
Pace Truck 7/22/06
Track Truck 7/22/06
Lime being graded after delivery Sunday 7/23/06 in the Paddock.
This is a large format two minute digital video
This is a large format three minute digital video
MPH-KHAS-TV-7-23-06 at 10PM-02978.MPG
Trench for electricity to vendor parking stalls just behind the hot pit fence.
Horizontal Boring final sewer Main 7/24/06
Track Brake markers with advertising on back 7/25/06. (stronger posts due in
7/26/06) these are just a sample view.
Paddock work 7/25/06
Pit in 7/25/06
Pit Out 7/25/06
where do I plug in this headset? 7/25/06
Lime in Paddock 7/26/06
Final Sewer connection 7/26/06
Top Coat Turn 14 7/26/06
Ten the great part of a smooth track!!!!!
These five images show the square cut edge which allows Werner
to have no seam when each section is worked together....perfect as a runway!
Staking George & Josie's Parking place (Motor Home)
Pace Truck Look! 7/27/06
Brake Marker examples 7/27/06
Hot Pits Electricity 7/27/06
More lime in the paddock area
asphalt 12' from RV hookups (room for picnic tables being picked up 8/2 and hand
built in Diller NE, some will be ADA style)
East Paddock Storm Drain 7/28/06
Hot Pits Electrical (every hot pit has two 20AMP services) 7/28/06
<<(Alan Wilson in the middle)
Alan taking pictures of our Brake Markers 7/28/06
Alan checking Turn three early in the day
Race Track asphalt proper completed 7/28/06 (YES!!!!!!!!)
Alan gave me a minor list of things to do.....BUT!!!!
Alan approved asphalt will
be ready for RMVR 8/18/06
Alan & George at the Airport 7/28/06 4PM
Drainage pit out 7/29/06
Rolling Lime in new asphalt 7/29/06
7/29/06 working hard to finish drilling last of single tires.
Rain 8/1/06 AM
Picnic Tables arrive 8/1/06
KLIQ the Breeze Ad 8/2/06
Motorsport Park 01 rocky mountain vintage.mp3
News at 10PM 8/4/06 KHAS TV
shoulder work 8/5/06
Entrance Road get Lime Mixed in 8/5/06
Tom stops by 8/5/06 PM
Pit Out entrance to track - Bob moving Gravel to Worker Stations - his last two
weeks have been 70 hours each. Thanks BOB!!!!!!!
Ruben Box Scraping Gravel Traps 8-5-06 Late PM
George Mowing 8/5/06
Turn 12 Gravel nice and smooth 8-5-06 Late PM
Monday we start the last Guardrail on the front straight and
the Paddock final asphalt!
Rain Sunday PM
Guardrail on track side of Hot Pits...yes even in the rain we
John and Dusty 8/7/06 PM
Rain Monday evening (we're just above UEX) Weather
Natha and Jan 8/9/06
MPH Natha and
Jan Take a Lap-8-9-06 03246.MPG
8/10/06 Start Paddock
8/10/06 HU Team gets RV Electricity Ready
John and Jake help get George's RV
Shower Progress 8/10/06
Computer Simulation of Safety Truck at Beyke's Signs 8/10/06
Paddock 1st 3" Layer 8/10/06 Late PM!!!
Friday George hits the SORC Sandhill's Open Road Race One Mile
SORC-Ted-GT Ford 176.4
A Great Group of Racers and SORC Board Members!
Back to the Track 8/11/06PM
Werner Team worked until Dark - all Asphalt in the Paddock is completed (1st of
two layers) and will be completed 8/16/06
TrackAddix arrives for an evening at "Murphy's"
8/12/06 We Test the Track and
all Safety procedures and mark the future Curbs.
a Great Day!
MPH-Track Testing 8-12-06-Bikes-03346.MPG
MPH-Track Testing 8-12-06-Cars-03361.MPG
RMVR we await your arrival!
Pace Truck attends KoolAid Cruise and Fun in the Sun Car Show 8/13/06
13 & 14 Gravel Trap (green area) before!
During trap cutting
More tomorrow with Gravel...
Jesse and Ray calculating George & Josie's RV Asphalt stall
Will the Asphalt Trucks ever end? 8/14/06
Spectator Fence 8/14/06
Dave, Georgette, Josie and Smitty look towards Colorado!
Lynn from Werner's still rolling asphalt in the paddock at dark...look close in
window (right of wiper blade) from Motorhome. This is how they make it so
1000 Gallon 110 Octane Fuel tank and pump will arrive
All RV Stalls on North side of Paddock ready!
Timing and Shower building to be moved in 8/15/06 AM
110 CITGO arrives 8/15/06 Electric Pump/6$ Gallon and we
do windows too!
1/8" x 5/8" Loop Grooves 8/15/06
The Trip to the Track.
Bob Stahla Mobil Homes - note his moving hitch! 8/15/06
Schedule for RMVR Hastings
Racer Listing RMVR
Racer List By Name 8-15-06.rtf
Race Weekend Update RMVR 8/21/06
Nebraska Journal Star 06/23/06 sports.txt
News at 10PM -02056.MPG
MPH Announces "The Garages" a new concept in "Stay Garages"
at the track. Models viewable third week of July 2006. Two Bedrooms, Two Very
Large Baths, double & a half Track garage, Elevated Race Deck (ERD) like
living in a Four Seasons for the price of a Super 8.
Concept Plat 7/12/06
typical exterior look
Final design Plat sent to City of Hastings
75 Lots for The Garages Subdivision
Hastings Design F-2000 GaragesFinalJuly.pdf
Hastings Design F-2000 GaragesLegalFinalJuly.pdf